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Apple Business Unit Director Bob Wambaugh Joins Milestone Technologies, Inc.(March 07, 2012)
FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/07/12 -- The anticipated release of the new iPad and growth of Apple in business only confirms that Silicon Valley-based IT solutions provider Milestone Technologies, Inc. (MILESTONE) is positioned to enable clients to succeed. Securely integrating iOS and Mac devices into company IT environments since 2010, MILESTONE's next move was bringing on Apple's Director of Worldwide Enterprise Customer Care, Bob Wambaugh, to run MILESTONE's Apple Business Unit (Apple Practice).
"As MILESTONE's business continues to grow we see tremendous demand for increasing our ability to provide iPads for business and integration of Apple technologies (both iOS and Mac) into companies' production IT environment where it can be managed securely with the right level of ongoing support. Bob's expertise and leadership at Apple with enterprise business customers adds significant experience and industry leadership to our team at MILESTONE," says Jim Glueck, COO MILESTONE.
Wambaugh's initial focus at MILESTONE is account planning and taking part in speaking engagements and demonstrations of Apple technologies for the enterprise Fortune 500 companies, covering MILESTONE's service offerings, which include iOS and Mac integration, deployment, service, support and training. Part of his decision to join the company was that he considers MILESTONE an excellent opportunity to provide business services and support to companies implementing Apple products into their businesses. Dr. Wambaugh will report directly to Jim Glueck, MILESTONE's Chief Operating Officer.
Originally joining Apple in 1990 as a Field Technical Trainer, Wambaugh held various positions from technical sales to technical support. One of his most memorable positions was as Director of Apple's Worldwide Developer Relations department where he enjoyed working with developers to create cool applications for the Mac. He jokes that he was in AppleCare before there was AppleCare.
Dr. Wambaugh's experience also included working in Sun Microsystems' Consumer Appliance Division where he led a team of developers creating VMs and Java based software for the consumer market.
Dr. Wambaugh brings forward a diverse educational background with a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems, a Masters in Adult and Community Education and an undergraduate degree in Geo Science. He started his career as a middle school science teacher eventually landing at The Pennsylvania State University where he was Director of the Regional Computer Resource Center. "This was one of my fondest memories and I consider it a big accomplishment helping teachers and schools bring technology into their classrooms. I felt I was making a difference," Wambaugh said.
ABOUT MILESTONE - Milestone Technologies, Inc. (MILESTONE) helps each client achieve their individual business goals. Offering five specialized practices, the company's Apple Practice is enterprise-focused on secure Mac and iOS device integration, employing certified engineers and technicians. As an IT consultant and IT reseller partner, MILESTONE specializes in IT projects for LAN, WAN, datacenter and video conferencing. The 15-year strong Relocate IT Practice has been providing data center and desktop relocations in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose, Silicon Valley, East Bay, and North Bay. MILESTONE is a bona-fide Minority Business Enterprise as defined and adopted by the NCMSDC. Visit us at www.milestonepowered.com.
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